Energy transition: Perspectives and opportunities for the world of work

Energy transition: Perspectives and opportunities for the world of work

Energy transition: Perspectives and opportunities for the world of work

2–6 Dicembre 2019
Il corso è disponibile in English

It’s time for a paradigm shift in the energy sector. Over the past decade, the international community has begun the transition to renewable forms of energy. In this course, participants learn how to manage the transition in both rural and urban areas around the world.

Are you ready to learn how we can clean up our approach to energy? Join us for this dynamic course today.

Key features

The Centre’s training methods include group exercises, simulation activities, and study visits


Learn from ILO specialists, ITCILO trainers, and external lecturers


This course is based on ILO-recognized strategies and standards

Presentazione del corso

This course will provide a conceptual framework for the creation of more and better jobs through the transition to sustainable and clean energy. It will equip participants with the knowledge and understanding of the employment creation potential and the skills required for a transition to sustainable and clean energy and the skills required, as well as concrete strategies for decent work promotion in the sector, from both public and private-sector perspectives. This will include the sharing of national experiences and approaches to managing sustainable energy transitions in rural and urban areas.

Chi si iscrive a questo corso?

Representatives of national and local governments; social partners; professionals and entrepreneurs whose work relates to understanding and promoting sustainable energy; national and international development agencies; civil society organizations; finance institutions; research institutes and academia. Gender-balanced participation is desirable.

What topics does this course cover?

This course links three key topics:

  • Green jobs
  • Just transition
  • Social justice
What will I learn?

Participants deepen their knowledge of the key topics with the guidance of international development experts.

  • All about IRENA’s Renewable Energy and Jobs Annual Review
  • Which types of jobs and skills will be needed during and after the transition to clean energy
  • Global best practices and country-specific examples
What I will be able to do?

Participants develop solutions to complex problems, creating more sustainable societies.

  • Use international guidelines to help countries manage the transition to clean energy
  • Apply concrete strategies to promote decent work in the public and private sectors
  • Network with green jobs experts and prominent actors in the field
Why should I join?

The Turin Centre is known for its innovative learning experiences and unconventional methodologies.

  • Learning materials are accessible online during and after the course.
  • Experts from IRENA, the ILO, and the ITCILO design course materials and interact with participants.
  • Participants are encouraged to share their country-specific experiences and approaches to sustainable energy management.

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